Office Address

Phone Number

+44 0 20 7788 5079

Mobile Number

+44 07909 996755

Fax Number

+44 0 20 7606 4390

Email Address

michael.leftley@addleshawgoddard.com

Assistant

Renu Bindon
Renu.Bindon@addleshawgoddard.com
+44 (0)20 7788 5035

Firm Website

www.addleshawgoddard.com

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Addleshaw Goddard

Main Office Address

Addleshaw Goddard
Milton Gate
60 Chiswell Street
London
EC1Y 4AG
England

Office Locations

Manchester, London, Leeds

Firm Phone Number

+44 0 20 7606 8855

Firm Fax Number

+44 0 20 7606 4390

Personal Background

Michael is head of the Firm's Employment Group and is a highly experienced employment lawyer with an emphasis on offering practical and pragmatic solutions to the clients he advises. His expertise covers all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment law but with a focus on resolving issues of strategic or reputational importance. Michael has responsibility for managing the Group's client service teams across a diverse range of industry sectors including a number of FTSE 100 companies and global financial institutions.

Legal 500 Clients' Guide states that Michael "redefines the term "business partner"" and he is described in the Chambers & Partners Guide as "knowlegeable and commercial" and being 'a key rainmaker'.  Michael is a regular commentator on employment issues at business seminars and in the media.  He has a Masters in employment law and has lectured on the subject at London School of Economics and Political Science.


Firm Background

Addleshaw Goddard is a leading UK law firm with offices in London, Leeds, Manchester, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Muscat and Singapore.

Built on a culture that is forward looking, commercial and straightforward, working with us is great fun. We field quality professionals where and when needed for a wide range of clients including FTSE 350 and comparable organisations, public sector bodies, successful businesses and private individuals.

Our lawyers are leaders across a broad range of practice areas including banking and finance, commercial litigation, competition, construction, corporate finance, corporate restructuring and insolvency, defamation, employment, IP, IT, pensions, PFI and projects, private client, private equity, real estate, sport and tax.

Employment Group

Addleshaw Goddard's Employment Group has a nationally and internationally acknowledged reputation. 

Comprising around 40 lawyers, including 8 partners, the Group provides a complete service dealing with all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruitment to retirement, including cross border human resources and immigration issues. In fact. the firm has provided  immigration advice to a diverse range of corporate clients for almost 20 years.  

The main focus of our work is dealing with the strategically important issues - highly complex issues, those which can seriously impact on your business, as well as those which have a high value or can affect your reputation or strategy, specifically:

  • High value litigation/claims
  • Boardroom disputes and appointments
  • Outsourcings, transaction support and TUPE issues
  • Reorganisations and redundancy exercises
  • Industrial relations issues
  • Discrimination issues


Firm Practice Areas

Commercial, Employment, Corporate, Litigation, Finance & Projects, Private Client, Real Estate

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